LAST DAY OF SCHOOL
Friday, June 1st Class parties – 1:00 pm Flagpole Ceremony – 2:00 pm Release (at regular time) – 2:56 pm
End of School Award Ceremonies PreK – May 30th, 8:30 am Kinder – May 29th, 8:30 am 1st – May 30th, 10:00 am 2nd – May 29th, 10:00 am 3rd – May 30th, 11:30 am 4th – May 29th, 11:30 am 5th – May 30th, 6:30 pm
SCHOOL CLOSED FOR MEMORIAL DAY Monday, May 28th
2018-2019 School Supplies are Available! The PTA is offering the convenience of ordering your child’s school supplies at a significant discount! The supplies will be ready for pick up in the library at Meet The Teacher night in August. Click here to order – just $35.00! Please note this is a one time offer and no extra sets will be ordered.
Career Day: May 25th 8:30 – 10:00 am The purpose of Career Day is to introduce students to a variety of career fields and provide an awareness of the educational background required for different careers. If you would like to be a guest speaker, please contact Rosie Munoz at firstname.lastname@example.org
Garden Clean-Up Day: April 28th 8:00 – 11:30 am Grab your gloves and come help clean up our learning garden for spring!
Earth Day: April 20th Withers will celebrate our Earth on Friday 4/20 with a push to end plastic pollution. Throughout the day we will engage in activities to help inform, inspire and organize us ALL to take action! Activities will include a school clean-up, sorting trash into recyclables, learning more about how plastic is hurting our environment, ways we can reduce plastic pollution, fun and prizes!
WT White Street Fair: March 24th 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Come by the school for a fun day of music, fun, shopping and raffles.
Withers Art Night is this Thursday: March 8th 5:30 – 7:30 pm Come out to a fun and free event for all ages to have fun with the fine arts! Activities include collaborative art inspired by Jackson Pollock and James Rizzi, spin art, robot building, Lego print making, magnet art making, pipe cleaner bracelets, art buttons, photo booth opportunities and more. Feel free to bring your own dinner or snacks. For more information and to volunteer, please click here. Please contact Diana Hinds at email@example.com or Ms. Day at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
SPRING BREAK WILL BE HERE SOON! March 12th-16th
THE 2018 WITHERS AUCTION SITE IS LIVE! Please make plans to attend our auction on April 14th! Click here to buy tickets and get details about our fun-filled night! Get ready to rock!
PAW PAW PALOOZA IS COMING! Friday, February 23rd 6:00-8:00pm Click here for more information.
NO SCHOOL ON PRESIDENTS’ DAY
Monday, February 19th
Have questions about your middle school? Parents are invited to come hear all the great things happening at E.D. Walker Middle School. Principal Holly Wallace and teachers from the three academies within Walker will be on hand to answer questions and unveil plans for the $30-million dollar expansion and renovation at the school. Whether your child is in 5th grade or 2nd, it’s never to early to learn about this school option in our neighborhood!Bring Your Family to School Week February 20th 7:00am – Muffins with Mom February 21st (regular lunch time for your grade) – Lunch with a Loved One February 22nd 7:00am – Donuts with Dad
Class Valentines Day Parties February 14th 2:00pm
Withers Variety Show Come support all the talent at Withers! Friday, February 2nd 7:00-9:00pm ED Walker Middle School
BACK TO SCHOOL! School resumes on Tuesday, January 9th, but will be CLOSED on Monday, January 15th for MLK, Jr. Day.
Withers Variety Show is Coming! Variety Show act request forms must be turned in by Friday, January 12th. Forms are available in the school office or contact Kendall Barr at email@example.com. Forms should be turned in to the PTA mailbox. Rehearsals will begin the week of January 15th (after school) and the show will be held at E.D. Walker Middle School on February 2nd.
Winter Parties Thursday, December 21st 10:30am (Please note there is NO early dismissal on this day.)
Grandparents’ Day Friday, December 1st 7:00am – 7:45am Click here for more information!
E.D. Walker Middle School Preview Night Thursday, November 16th 6:00pm – 8:00pm Click here for details!
Anti-Bullying Week – November 13 – 17th Monday – wear blue Tuesday – wear a cap Wednesday – wear crazy socks Thursday – wear sportswear Friday – dress wacky
Thanksgiving Food Drive Each year Withers students help prepare baskets of food for Thanksgiving for families in need. Your donations of canned/dry food items are greatly appreciated. The food drive continues through November 15th. Donations of small turkeys are also welcome. Please send those on the last day of the food drive, November 15th. The class that collects the most food will win a pizza party!
Red Ribbon Week is October 23rd – 27th Dress up days all week! Monday: Wear all RED Tuesday: Wear pajamas Wednesday: Dress like a superhero Thursday: Wear a team shirt Friday: Dress up as your favorite story book character
**School is CLOSED on Friday, October 13th and Friday, October 20th**
Need some new school swag? Click here to see what’s available. All orders due by October 11th!
Want one of these super cool race t-shirts? You have to register here by October 7th!
Join us outside for a PTA meeting and special Kindergarten performance! Tuesday, September 26th at 6:00 pm The LAC will have $6 flauta plates available for dinner.
Let’s clean up the Wither’s garden! Join us on Saturday, September 23rd at 8:00 am in the courtyard.
Curious about your child’s school day? View your child’s schedule by grade here! Check the Helpful Links page for more school information you might be looking for.
Tuesday, September 12th at 6:00 pm is Parent Information Night! This is a night for parents to get all their questions answered, meet their child’s teacher, hear about classroom rules and expectations. There will also be information about after school care, clubs, sports, the Withers PTA and Dads’ Club. Spirit wear will be available for purchase if you miss the chance at Meet the Teacher so remember those checkbooks! Because of space limitations, this meeting is for parents only.
Join the Withers Dads’ Club! First meeting will be held Tuesday, August 22nd at 7:00 pm in the library. The club meets the first Tuesday of each month. The annual Back to School BBQ will take place on Friday, September 1st from 5:00 pm-9:00 pm. Click here for details.
IMPORTANT NOTE : School starts earlier this year at 7:45 am! (10 minutes earlier than last year) Release time in the afternoon is at 2:56 pm.
Stay in the loop – join our Facebook group!
School Registration is underway! New and returning Withers students need to enroll online here. Returning students will require a Snap Code, which can be found on the student’s last report card.
School Starts August 28th! 2017 – 2018 School Supply Lists are here: Kindergarten First Second Third Fourth Fifth
Register for YMCA After School Care! School Age Super Sign-Up weekend is August 4th – 7th. Families can register online at here. During this time, the $50 registration fee will be waived. For more information, click here.
Friday, August 24th is New Student Orientation! If you are new to Withers this year, please join Mrs. Miller in the auditorium from 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm or 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm. Please bring your check book if you’d like to purchase spirit wear or sign up for activities!
Friday, August 24th is Meet The Teacher!
Please plan to attend Meet the Teacher, Friday, August 24th from 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm. This is a great opportunity for your child to meet their teacher and be familiar with the location of their classroom on the first day of school. In addition, if you did not pre-order school supplies this is an opportunity to drop those off prior to the start of school. Dads’ Club will have Withers Spirit Gear for purchase and there will be information about After School Care provided by the YMCA.
2017-2018 Withers event calendar is coming soon. For now, save the date of October 7th for the Wildcat Prowl!
Monday, August 28th – First Day of 2017 – 2018 school year!
Please click here for the DISD 2017 – 2018 school year calendar.]]>